Looking for a dog bite accident lawyer? Krupp Law Offices can answer your dog bite accident questions. We have over 85 years of legal experience to help you with your dog bite claim. If you or a love one has been attacked or bitten by a dog it is important to contact the dog bite accident lawyer at Krupp Law Offices as soon as possible.
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What Should I Do if I am the Victim of a Dog Bite Accident?
If you are the victim of a dog bite accident, you should immediately contact the police to document the attack and obtain the name and contact information of the owner of the dog. You should also contact animal control in the county you were attacked. They will get all the information about the dog and will determine if the dog is current on rabies shots.
After reporting the dog bite accident, you should seek medical treatment at an urgent care facility. They can assess the level of care needed. Make sure to tell them what happened and your level of pain. This is needed for appropriate care.
Make sure to document your dog bite. Take pictures as soon as possible. Continue to takes pictures as your injury heals. Keep all the records of your dog bite accident. Keep all of your medical records and bills. If necessary, make an appointment with a cosmetic surgeon to determine the cost of reconstructive surgery to fix your dog bite accident scars.
Liability for Dog Bite Accidents
Michigan has strict liability for dog attacks. The only defense is provocation of the dog. Typically, homeowner’s insurance or renter’s insurance pays dog bite claims for the owners of the dog. The owner’s liability typically does not go beyond the insurance limits. If the owner of the dog is a relative or a friend, you can limit the claim to the insurance policy only so that they will have no out of pocket expenses.
Compensation for Dog Bite Accidents
Dog bite accident claims will cover medical bills, pain and suffering, lost wages, reconstructive surgery, and other damages you may have suffered.
How Do I Get Started with a Dog Bite Accident Attorney at Krupp Law?
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Dog Bite Accident Information
- Dog Bite Claims Generally
- Michigan Dog Bite Statute – MCL 287.351
- Dog Leash Laws
- Dog Bite Jury Instructions
- Dog Bite Compensation
- Attorney Fees for Dog Bite Cases
- Michigan Dog Bite Cases
- Contact Form
- West Michigan Animal Control Officers
- Why Hire a Dog Bite Lawyer – Grand Rapids Dog Bite Attorney
- What to Do if a Dog Bites You in Michigan
- Animal Attack Causing Death | Dog Attack Causing Death
- Dog Bite Statistics – Grand Rapids Dog Bite Attorney